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Maidenhead United FC News

The Magpies were stung by the Bees onTuesday night in the latest of their pre-season friendlies, but manager Johnson Hippolyte says preparations are on track and he's got a rough idea of what his starting XIwill be for the curtain-raiser against SuttonUnited.

The United boss found a new perch from which to watch the latest games, taking a seat in the

17:15 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Maidenhead Unted's Reece Tison-Lascaris challenges Slough Town's Reece Yorke at York Road on Saturday This week's SportsTALK reviews pre-season action at York Road as Maidenhead United welcomed Slough Town. The Magpies' new main stand was opened for the first time as Johnson Hipployte's main side got the better of
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08:31 Wed 23 Jul 2014
Dave Tarpey's volley Goals either side of half-time from DereeceRichards and Louis Hutton gave Brentford Academy a 2-1 win over Maidenhead United at YorkRoad last night (Tuesday). The Magpies' came back strongly in the second half and reduced
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17:47 Sat 19 Jul 2014
Ashley Nicholls Maidenhead United christened the use of their new stand with a 3-2 friendly win over rivals Slough Town at York Road. A bumper crowd, boosted by the town's beer festival being staged at the club,
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09:00 Thu 24 Jul 2014
Lanre Azeez celebrates with Jonathan Hippolyte York Road will host the first ever Chauntry Cup final between the Magpies and FC United of Manchester on Saturday. The match will aim to emulate the FA Cup final with the well-known song Abide
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10:30 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Danny Green Maidenhead United earned the bragging rights with an entertaining 3-2 friendly win over SloughTown. United deservedly led when DannyGreen tapped home in the 35th minute, but the heavily depleted Rebels equalised when Luke Knight chipped
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16:00 Thu 17 Jul 2014
The victorious Marlow team after their upset of Burnham in the Julian Cup final This week's SportsTALK is packed with interviews about the Julian Cup, Tyrrell Hatton, Maidenhead United and Slough Town. With the Advertiser and Express sports crew still scattered around like Brazilian defenders in the World Cup,
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12:10 Wed 18 Jun 2014
Reading FC Reading FC will kick off next season's Championship campaign with a tricky away game at Wigan Athletic on Saturday, August 9 (3pm). Nigel Adkins' Royals, who narrowly missed out on promotion via the play-offs last
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20:00 Fri 25 Jul 2014
Mick Woodham Windsor Mick Woodham admits his side were taught some harsh lessons in Saturday's 4-1 defeat by Conference South side Staines Town, but felt the friendly will stand them in good stead for the new season.
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11:59 Fri 25 Jul 2014
Johnnie Dyer Slough Town's walking wounded are slowly returning to fitness, but the Rebels' less than ideal pre-season has been hampered by the cancellation of another friendly. Tomorrow's (Saturday's) game at AFCTotton has been called off because
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09:18 Mon 21 Jul 2014
Andrew Howard Wycombe Wanderers have announced that Andrew Howard will take over from Don Woodward as the club's new chairman. Howard, from HighWycombe, will take on the role after Woodward officially stands down from the position on
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Maidenhead United FC News

Maidenhead United FC York RoadMaidenhead United FC play their football in the Blue Square South League and have done since winning promotion to the division in 2007/08.

Nicknamed The Magpies, their home is York Road, a ground that has historical significance as it is recognised as the oldest continuously used football ground in the world.

Boss Johnson Hippolyte has been in charge of the club since 2006 when he took over following the departure of Carl Taylor.

Hippolyte, or Drax as he is well known, is a manager who looks to give youth a chance and he has built a squad based on exciting young talent.

Maidenhead United have struggled in recent seasons, however, and finished the 2011/12 season in the relegation zone but they survived the drop due to a reprieve.

Despite their struggles in the league in that season, they did enjoy a superb run in the FA Cup where they reached the first round proper.

A crowd of just under 3,000 saw them draw 1-1 with League 2 side Aldershot at York Road, they went on to lose 2-0 in the replay.

Return to our Maidenhead United FC page for all the latest football scores, transfer news, pre-match coverage and post-match reaction.

Club: Maidenhead United FC

Nickname: The Magpies

Formed: 1870

Ground: York Road

League: Blue Square South

Chairman: Peter Griffin

Manager: Johnson Hippolyte

Twitter: @MUFCYorkRoad